Vehicle Overview

The five-seat ILX sedan is the brand's entry-level model. Based on the Honda Civic, the ILX offers three drivetrains, including a hybrid system. The ILX competes with the likes of the Audi A3, Buick Verano and Lexus CT 200h.

New for 2015

There are no significant changes.

The below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • Similar in size to the Honda Civic but with more intricate styling
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Acura's trademark silver-shield grille
  • Power moonroof
  • Available xenon high-intensity-discharge headlamps
  • Available fog lights

Interior Highlights

  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • CD stereo with USB, iPod and Pandora connectivity
  • Keyless access with push-button start
  • Available navigation system
  • Available ELS premium stereo

Under the Hood

  • 150-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder pairs with a five-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters
  • Available 201-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder pairs with a six-speed manual transmission
  • Available hybrid model combines a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, an electric motor, a high-voltage lithium-ion battery and a continuously variable automatic transmission

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Backup camera